The Maule Region (Spanish: VII Región del Maule, pronounced [ˈmau̯.le]) is one of Chile's 15 first order administrative divisions. Its capital is Talca. The region derives its name from the Maule River which, running westward from the Andes, bisects the region and spans a basin of about 20,600 km. The Maule river is of considerable historic interest because, among other reasons, it marked the southern limits of the Inca Empire.
Restaurants in Maule Region
4.5 based on 154 reviews
Very beautiful beach spot. Easy access and you have the choice of restaurants around this natural attraction. The local town hall try to keep the beach very clean and is a pleasant place where you are going to see families sharing a relaxing day. It is very nice spot for pictures and you can also have the chance to see the local surfers on the area.
4.5 based on 300 reviews
First warning , don't believe Waze or Googlemaps on the drive.
Waze said 45 minutes from our Curico Apart Hotel, was 90.
The drive is fine but the last 5-10 miles could be a bit scary for city folks not used to washboard gravel roads and dodging boulders sticking up out of the road bed. If you are afraid of the drive or the potential damage to your vehicle there is bus service all the day.
But if you are going to go, plan to arrive in the morning rather early, it start getting rather crowded and congested by 1:00 PM.
The teacups are an amazing sight!
The walkways are rustic, dusty and in places a bit dangerous.
We took the extra walk down to experience the river personally. Was the highlight of our visit. Beautiful gorge, cold water cascading over the rocks. Was a very relaxing place.
Others went to swim at the base of the falls, it looked wonderful but we had our two handicapped daughters with us who did their best just to get where we went and couldn't go on. It is a bit rough getting to the base of the falls but looked like an amazing place.
Bathrooms and food items for purchase available by the parking area, but nowhere else.
Not for the faint at heart. The paths can be difficult to manage.
And leave your pretty pink running shoes behind, anything you wear below knee level will be coated with a layer of dirt in seconds.
5 based on 72 reviews
Best trekking near Santiago, easily accessible by bus, for 2-day treks in the Reserva itself or longer, better, treks to the Decabezado Grande base camp or the whole Circuito de los Condores.
Not recommended as daytrip from Talca, unless you take the 7 am bus and are able to hike 9 to 10 hours nonstop to get to the main sights.
Note that there is an alternative, direct trail from the entrance to Laguna del Alto through Piedras Blancas: it is steep, but more beautiful than the normal trail. CONAF more or less 'hides' this trail. At the bus stop, take the track to the right towards Piedras Tacitas then continue. It allows to do a loop.
On the other hand, Laguna del Alto to the Tricahue refugio in the valley is offtrail, extremely difficult and only for adventurers (but i did arrive).
4.5 based on 141 reviews
This is a disappointing botanic garden, it is a random collection of scrubs, hardly any explanation or structure whatsoever, not even pretty to look at. May be OK for the uni students but nothing special for visitors.
4 based on 174 reviews
Talca is a very interesting Chilean medium size city, very important for the independence of Chile from the Spanish crown. Settled in 1742 as Villa San Agustín de Talca, it grew organically from its main square. The Plaza de Armas is actually the hearth of the city. Very interesting to contact a local tour guide that provides a very interesting city tour of Talca, starting in Plaza de Armas. Telling about the history and evolution of the city, visiting Club Talca, one of the oldest men´s club in Chile and some other special stories of the origin and development of Talca.
4 based on 115 reviews
Lake Colbun is one hour drive from Talca, the regional capital of Maule. If you there in the region, this is one place that you would want to visit and make a picnic. A place to go with family and spent some few hours relaxing peacefully. The water level has gone down very badly stripping out a bit of nature's vestment. Still worth visiting.
4.5 based on 43 reviews
Es una Duna de Arena que queda a un costado del camino entre Constitución y el Muelle.
Es entretenido para ir con niños, ya que se puede subir la duna y tirarse por la arena. Algunas personas bajan en una especie de snow board.
A veces hay una persona que ofrece vueltas en Buggy, subiendo por un costado del cerro y bajando por la duna. Muy entretenido.
A la orilla del camino hay lugar para estacionar, y la vista al mar es muy bonita.
4.5 based on 48 reviews
A must visit! One of the most beautiful and imposing churches in Chile, it´s the work of inspired artists and visionaries. Its tower was seriously damaged in the devastating earthquake of February 2010, but happily it has been repaired since then. Built in the style of Lombard Romanesque architecture, the Cathedral follows the lines of the Basilica of Saint Ambrose, in Milan. Its magnificent mosaic is the work of the Italian sculptor Giulio di Girolamo.
4 based on 73 reviews
The St Augustine Cathedral was a replacement for the Church destroyed in the Earthquake of 1928. The 2010 Earthquake resulted in considerable structural damage, as it did to many buildings in Talca. That restoration took several years to complete and is what we see today. There is nothing particularly outstanding about the Cathedral and perhaps that is best as they are more for what happens inside rather than the structure itself. A dominant figure on the west side of the Plaza de Armas.
ThingsTodoPost © 2018 All rights reserved.